Solar Basics

Solar Energy Basics

For years, solar panels have been the ultimate symbol of home sustainability. Whether you or your clients are looking to go off-grid, reduce emissions, or save money in the long term: the idea of generating your own renewable energy is exciting!

But does solar make sense for the home? And how big of a solar array is needed?

In this course, we’ll dive into these questions and explore how solar panels REALLY impact your health, your wealth, and the planet so that real estate professionals can help their clients decide if solar is right for them.

Course Objectives:

Identify home readiness for solar panels
Distinguish between on and off-grid systems
Understand the economics of solar panels (cost and payback period calculations)
Discover other types of renewable energy for homes

Upon completion of the course, you will receive:

• Certificate of Completion
• Solar Energy Basics Toolkit
•Making Sense of Solar Financing
•Getting Started with Solar Power Infographic
•Shedding Light on the Numbers Infographic
  • On The Bright Side: Solar Energy Basics
  • Solar Energy Basics Course Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever